5 Reasons to Invest in a Spin Bike

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There are so many benefits associated with exercise! For example, it has the ability to lower blood pressure, lower risk of certain diseases and improve quality of life. Now imagine being able to exercise at home at your own time and at your own pace? Our goal here at Health Fitness Revolution is to encourage our readers to make beneficial investments concerning their health! Continue reading to find out why you should invest in a spin bike.

It’s convenient!

Most neighborhoods have a gym about a 10-15 minutes drive, a park that is a 10-minute walk or a neighborhood recreational center that is a 5-minute walk, either way, you are leaving the comfort of your home just to burn some calories. A stationary bike located in your household is extremely convenient, you can exercise in your garage, living room or kitchen due to the mobility of the bike!

Low impact

Low impact exercises are good for pregnant women, individuals who have joint problems such as arthritis, and for individuals who are going through rehabilitation.  Sprinting, Jumping jacks, and mountain climbers are all high impact calorie-burning exercises that they are not able to do. Stationary bikes are a gentle sport for your joints, individuals with arthritis and pregnant women have on thing in common, complications with mobility. A spin bike does not put excess pressure on the joints and does not require the cerebellum to work hard.

Cardio

Spinning is an anaerobic exercise, meaning that its an exercise that encourages lactation. Anaerobic exercises are used to promote speed, power, and strength. The spin bike targets the quadriceps, hamstring, calves as well as other muscles of the legs, it also works out the abdominal, back and arm muscles, talk about a full workout! Exercises that promote a cardio workout also have the benefit of increasing lung capacity, overall the spin bike is a holy grail!

Weight loss

Looking for a subtle way to lose weight without inconveniencing yourself? Invest in a spin bike! A vigorous spin class or a high-intensity hour-long spin bike session indoors can yield a calorie loss of about 700 kcal. You can also turn your spin bike into a HIIT (high-intensity interval training) work out by simply alternating between high and low-intensity intervals.

Set your own pace

Have you ever gone to the gym and saw your neighbor lift 50 pounds more than you? Or watch your gym buddy sprint on the treadmill for 20 minutes straight while you walked only 15? If you’re constantly comparing yourself to others in the gym, invest in a spin bike! You can ride your spin bike in the comfort of your home, at your own pace and without outside influences.

Seems too expensive? On average, gym memberships are $40-$50 a month, and about $800 a year including hidden fees and tax. If you want a personal trainer you have to pay more. The echelon bike, depending on the type you get has a personal trainer installed in it, plus there are so many benefits associated with spin bikes!

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